In computer networking and computer science, bandwidth, network bandwidth, data bandwidth, or digital bandwidth is a measure of available or consumed data communication resources expressed in bits/second or multiples of it (kilobits/s, megabits/s etc.).

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Server hard disk read speed and client download speed, is there a connection? [closed]

Ok so a client's download speed is only as fast as a server's upload speed, and vice versa. Based on the answers to this post: Does upload speed depend upon download speed of the server? In other ...
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Gateway Modem loses ability to DNS lookup intermittently, often under heavy load

We're using a Bell 2Wire Gateway modem/router as our only hub (with some switches attached). Intermittently, but frequently when a large download is initiated, all computers on our LAN lose the ...
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Amazon and bandwidth limits

This question may sound weird to some of you but I have never really used cloud and above all I'm still beginner in the web development and would be really thankful if someone could answer few of my ...
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monitoring multicast stream bandwidth

I have my own application(based on VLC Library). It's used to multicast a stream from server to client via the mmsh protocol. It streams 1 file from the server to 2 clients. How can I monitor the ...
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Server bandwidth usage monitoring

I'm using ubuntu 11.04. What I would like to be able to do, is to be able to view in a browser front end, the amount of in/out network data of the PROCESSES running on my machine. Anyone know if and ...
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Social Media event Bandwidth requirements

I have an one day event in July 2012, hosting 250 attendees for a social media event. We will be uploading live video to a website, allowing the press to access the web, and some vendors will be ...
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Monitoring _current_ bandwidth used by Apache

Afternoon gents, I'm trying to monitor and graph the currently used bandwidth by Apache, I've been trying to use mod_status with /server-status and just parsing this specific row: 16.1 requests/sec ...
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Speed up rsync by running multiple instances at once?

I have to transfer a big directory to another server. My problem is that i cannot use the full bandwidth that would be available, because one concurrent tcp stream does not get as fast. Basically ...
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How should I provision for a 30,000-listener Shoutcast stream? [closed]

My client wants to run a one-off live podcast on his blog, which is popular enough to land a couple million visits per month. Am I right in imagining that ShoutCast is the best way to handle that? ...
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Can a switch consume bandwidth?

I have a network with a router and a switch. At first my ISP's optical fiber is connected with media converter input port. Than Ethernet cable (output port of Media converter) is connected with the ...
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How to throttle bandwidth speed from VPS

I was wondering if you can throttle/boost the download speed from my VPS to me, because now and often I download a database which is quite big, typically 5-7GB. My side is quite slow (typically I have ...
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Do local cURL requests count towards my network transfer limit?

I have a purchased a hosting that allows me 10 GB of monthly transfer. Will this 10 GB of transfer be affected if I make some cURL requests, from-a-script-to-a-script on the same server (in this case ...
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CentOS 5.5 x86_64 VPS - A lot of inbound traffic when idle?

I have a CentOS VPS from UKWSD and I'm getting inbound traffic that I cannot understand. The VPS was setup yesterday and I installed vnstat this morning around 10am, since then the server was ...
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Server Hacked + Huge Bandwidth Usage Spike [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My server's been hacked EMERGENCY I run a couple of sites on Ubuntu via Rackspace Cloud Server. My site typically uses about 3 GB of outbound bandwidth a day. Today, ...
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Technologies that allow YouTube scale distribution?

Youtube as we know, is massive. It has thousand of concurrent users streaming at least 2 megabytes per video. Obviously, that gets to be a lot of traffic... far too much for any one server. What ...
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Linux (but not Windows) downloads take all our Internet bandwidth

At the company where I work, we have a perennial problem with large downloads (not P2P, not just updates) by Linux PCs (various Ubuntus) swamping our internet connection. For whatever reason, this is ...
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Tool to monitor bandwidth utilization per traffic (tc) class on linux

Some time in the past, i came across a siple tool that showed live in a 1sec interval, in human readable format, the bandwidth utilization seperated per tc class on your linux server. Unfortunately, i ...
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Bandwidth out of control, where to go next

I was wondering if someone could give me a bit of advice. I have just released a site live and it has maxed my bandwidth / space more than what i predicted. Im from Australia so space and bandwidth ...
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Measuring cumulative network statistics per user or per process

I've been googling for hours -- Under Linux I want to know the cumulative bytes sent and received by user or by process over all ip protocols. The best I've found in my searches is that it's possible ...
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How can I do bandwidth management using quotas on a Debian Linux based router?

I use a Debian Linux based PC as a router. Now, I want to implement bandwidth management using quotas. By that I mean when a user has reached their quota limit, their bandwidth will be reduced. I've ...
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What could be causing Outrageous Bandwidth Spikes on a VPS(cpanel godaddy), 1200GB in one day?

I have a VPS hosted on Godaddy, managed with cpanel. I've averaged 30-50GB a month, but then it went up to 1200+GB in one day. It appears my server has been compromised. The thing is my website ...
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What capacities should have a hosting to support an average of 1000 registered users simultaneously? [closed]

How much RAM, Disk Space, Bandwidth, etc would be needed? It's just and aproximate. I have no idea how to do a real implementation of a web service and I'm not going to, but I have to write a SRS ...
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How can I measure precisely the resources consumed by each Web site on my server?

We are having performance issues on our server which may or may not be the inevitable result of high traffic to our sites. We would like to optimize each site for performance so that we can be sure ...
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Inspecting http traffic

I'm running a CentOS 5 with plesk 10 and problems with slow website loading, now my provider tells me i'm excedding my bandwith. I've been monitoring the bandwith with iftop and it showed me some ...
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finding the best network latency between two countries

I know there are many tools to test for bandwidth and latency, but they all rely on having at least one host from which you can run those tests. I wonder whether there's an online source or some ...
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How to measure bandwidth within the last 15 minutes?

I would like to log my bandwidth into a database and find out when my windows server 2003 is being used the most. I want to feed the database with the bandwidth passed from the last feed (let's say ...
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Bandwith usage from pcap files

I've got a huge pcap file (many GBs) that I just can't load in wireshark. What I need is extracting bandwidth usage information, both total and per-protocol (in both incoming and outgoing direction), ...
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Command line speed test

There are several sites that give you decent speedtest metrics (DSLReports, Speakeasy; PhonePower even has additional VoIP-related metrics). I want to get these metrics on a periodic basis. Ideally, I ...
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How to find process which uses most bandwidth

How can I find the process which uses most bandwidth on a Linux PC? With iftop it's possible to find which connections produce most bandwidth, but how to find the process?
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Monitor network traffic over CentOS router

I have a CentOS 5.7 box configured as a router. Two network cards are attached to this machine, one connected to the Internet and one connected to an unmanaged network switch. The question is, how ...
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Loading after a minute

Here is the web site. http://reachourfans.com when i enter the site, it's loading nothing, and after a minute it's beginning loading the site. I've switched off the Update module, and installed it ...
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What tools should I use to assess bandwidth for web server farm..?

I'm contemplating moving datacentre and I need to know the size of pipe I'll need in order to get a quote. Currently I'm charged on GBs of traffic per month (currently about 42GB inbound - so ...
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Upload throttling in IIS 7

I've got a situation where multiple concurrent file uploads are being executed in a web application. These uploads are of massive files, among several users, and it's choking the system into terrible ...
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Server requirement for running an application having huge network traffic

What I am asking is a very common question that comes to any developer's mind when he/she wants to host a server but a precise answer is not easily available. I need to host a server which returns ...
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Configure a Linux router for fair bandwidth allocation without unnecessary limiting it

I run a Linux router (more precisely OpenWRT) on an internet connection with very limited bandwidth, around 1 MBit/s downstream and some dozen kBit/s upstream. There are several machines on the net ...
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When is directadmin user detail (especially bandwidth) updated? Possible to be online?

I hope it be the right place for asking about Directadmin, cpanel and other moderation web application. (I've deleted my question from pro webmaster site at http://webmasters.stackexchange.com and ...
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iperf-like bidirectional bandwidth measurement through NAT

I am using iperf to measure my uplink speed between my home PC behind NAT and a fully accessible root server. It does so using a TCP connection. For whatever reason it seems that iperf can only ...
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Bandwidth Consumption on VPN + SSL

I need to estimate how much bandwidth (in Kilobytes) I will consume doing a https request (with client ssl authentication) between two servers connected through VPN over Internet. There's no need to ...
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Getting bandwidth spent by user or by rails application on Ubuntu

I'm running multiple rails applications on AWS instance and I need to know how many bandwidth is each application using/wasting. Some of the applications are running with passenger over Apache2 some ...
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bandwidth monitoring issue on PfSense router

I have a PfSense router installed , where it has 4 interfaces. one of them is WAN and rest 3 are LAN networks, which have different subnets and IP address ranges. wan interface name = em0 lan ...
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What is the reason for variation in colocation pricing? [closed]

I have been doing a lot of research on colocation lately and have gained a lot of understanding in regards to how it all works and the different prices for various parts of colocation. Overall a lot ...
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Any freebsd/PfSense realtime bandwidth monitoring tool?

i need to know if there is any Tool (specifically for FreeBSD) , through which i can get the Realtime network traffic usage of any Host/IP , and which should also run on Multiple interfaces as well? i ...
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How to monitor bandwidth on host which uses bridge-util and virtualization

I am running a debian squeeze box with bridge-util and LXC containers. I guess this is a 2 part request. I would like to know what my total bandwidth usage is I would like to see it broken down by ...
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How much bandwidth speed do I need? [closed]

I have a 100 megabyte (MB) file, and I have a 30 megabit/s (Mb) dedicated bandwidth speed on my server. How many people could download this file at the same time, with acceptable speeds? What ...
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Difference between peer network levels?

What are the differences between the network peer levels? I've seen peer1 2 and 3 tossed around the web and wondered what the differences were. Thanks!
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droping packet on iptables = wasting bandwidth?

recently I do this on my iptables : -A INPUT -p tcp --dst 192.168.0.0/16 -m hashlimit --hashlimit-above 32/sec --hashlimit-mode dstip --hashlimit-name hosts -j DROP it seems that if my client ...
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monitor iis vhosts bandwidth usage with cacti

I am trying to monitor how much bandwidth is being used by websites(vhosts) on my iis (7.5) machine. on a per site basis. Is their a cacti plugin or configuration guide that i can use to monitor this. ...
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Monitor bandwidth usage of a datacenter

I would like to know what application is best for measuring bandwidth usage in large datacenters. Our company is in the process of setting up a DC which will have around 1000 physical servers. We ...
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File transfer - Bandwidth flickering for no reason

We are experiencing file transfer issues. I try to troubleshoot this problem but it is really hard. Here is a screenshot I took while transferring a file from my workstation to another server. The ...
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Guaranteed international bandwidth solution?

How plausible is it to transfer large amounts of data consistently via the network? For example, is there a way to guarantee a minimum upload speed of 8Mb/sec from various international sites (Hong ...